Archive for December, 2011

La Villa's Surroundings Urbanization \ AH Asociados

La Villa’s Surroundings Urbanization \ AH Asociados

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

Designed by AH Asociados, this project, executed in two phases, was born of the overarching need to improve conditions of stability on the earthworks where the old parish church is tucked away. It is an item in the baroque tradition which constitutes practically the only historical reference to the town of San Adrián, whilst at […]

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Pergola in Echavacoiz Norte \ AH Asociados

Pergola in Echavacoiz Norte \ AH Asociados

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (4)

Pergola in Echavacoiz Norte is a project by AH Asociados. The urbanization responds to two basic objectives: to define areas of support, (infrastructures, pavements, etc.,) in an important residential area and to design a linear park, other border for the risen up city, which confirms its horizontal walkway character, supported at the edge of the […]

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Wurzburg Housing Competition \ OOIIO Architecture

Wurzburg Housing Competition \ OOIIO Architecture

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

OOIIO Architecture recently has designed a housing project in Wurzburg, Germany. It consists of 15 sustainable apartment blocks, with 6 floor high each one, placed in front of a Second World War runway. The buildings are related with a famous landscape exhibition in Germany called “Bundesgartenschau” and special gardens will cross all the development. According […]

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UNAV Sports Centre \ AH Asociados

UNAV Sports Centre \ AH Asociados

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

In spite of a previous urban development which supported a spread of sporting programmes in a splintered isolation where management control was difficult, this time it has been a question of maintaining the unique flavour of the university campus, as a great civil park where free space covered in trees is the main feature, in […]

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Dalian Urban Planning Museum \ Architects Collective

Dalian Urban Planning Museum \ Architects Collective

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• December 17, 2011 • Comments (0)

 The Dalian Urban Planning Museum is designed to be the gateway to the city center redirecting several main streets to the main boulevard. The building skin consists of a careful arrangement of transparent and opaque triangular surfaces closing and revealing the interior of the museum to the urban surrounding. This simple formal strategy keeps the […]

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Dalian Public Library \ Architects Collective

Dalian Public Library \ Architects Collective

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• December 16, 2011 • Comments (1)

The new library is designed to become the center and heart for the local community with a strong relationship to the ocean and the bay. The building is placed in a park setting and aims to be a landmark for locals and visitors and a symbol for the creative and environmentally friendly future of New […]

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The World According to Kapow Wow!

The World According to Kapow Wow!

• December 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

There are many things that inspire many different people. The latest offering from Mia Morikawa draws from a number of influencing factors including mountains and canyons. The young graduate creates stunning designer jewellery from her home in India in a range of different materials. The designer founded her brand, Kapow Wow!, after creating pieces for […]

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de-spec converted meat storage space into luxury flower shop

de-spec converted meat storage space into luxury flower shop

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• December 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

CHALLENGE: In the heart of the meat packing district in New York, turning a meat storage space into a luxury flower shop SOLUTION: The solution was based on the juxtaposition of the program and urban changes in the area. One’s memory is carved with images of cows skinned hanging on large steel overhangs required to […]

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Aldrich Residence \ Patrick Keane

Aldrich Residence \ Patrick Keane

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• December 15, 2011 • Comments (1)

Located in Perth, Western Australia, the Aldrich Residence was derived as an extension of the landscape; a landscape that opens onto the waterfront. Evoked by this view, the residence is shaped out of the supple form of the natural terrain to embrace the water. It nestles itself between the landscape and under the uidity of […]

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Copenhagen Rigshospital Expansion \ Deve architects

Copenhagen Rigshospital Expansion \ Deve architects

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• December 15, 2011 • Comments (0)

Deve architects‘  proposal for  the Rigshospital Expansion Competition in Copenhagen has been selected as prequalified alongside 6 other international teams for this project. Potentials The Rigshospital is well-defined by Fælledparken and Amorparken at it’s boundaries, and due to these park areas, the hospital campus exudes a unique ‘green’ potential. The buildings serve as an intermediary […]

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